Background In order to close the gap between discoveries that could improve health, and widespread impact on routine health care practice, there is a need for greater attention to the factors that influence dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices. Evidence synthesis projects (e.g., systematic reviews) could contribute to this effort by collecting and synthesizing data relevant to dissemination and implementation. Such an advance would facilitate the spread of high-value, eff...
Background Impostor syndrome is increasingly presented in the media and lay literature as a key behavioral health condition impairing professional performance and contributing to burnout. However, there is no published review of the evidence to guide the diagnosis or treatment of patients presenting with impostor syndrome.
Background Evidence shows community health workers (CHWs) can effectively deliver proven behavior-change strategies to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus (diabetes) and enhance preventive care efforts in primary care for minority and low-income populations. However, operational details to integrate CHWs into primary care practice remain less well known.
In this perspective, we first introduce the concepts of illness scripts and dual-process theory that describe the roles of non-analytic system 1 and analytic system 2 reasoning in clinical decision making.
Background Medical educators need valid, reliable, and efficient tools to assess evidence-based medicine (EBM) knowledge and skills. Available EBM assessment tools either do not assess skills or are laborious to grade.